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An Open Letter to an Angry Husband

BY Douglas Wilson NB: This letter is fictional with regard to the particulars, but with regard to the nature of the sins described, it is unfortunately not at all fictional. Consider it a composite portrait, with no particular man in mind. At the same time, if any individual husband recognizes himself in the portrait and humbles himself, I would thank God and say that thi...

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Which comes first: apologetics or evangelism?

This might seem a strange question, because it is often not only hard to answer but seemingly unimportant. In a gospel conversation with a friend over coffee, apologetic-style questions and gospel proclamation are often all mixed together. Who can predict or determine which comes first, and why would it matter? However, the principle of whether apologetics or evangelism c...

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When God's Timing Is Not Our Own

The God of the Unlikely Time Often our schedule and God's seem out of sync. He acts earlier than we had expected, or later than we had hoped, or when it seems most awkward and inconvenient. The result is that sometimes we are impatient with God or choose to act impetuously, while on other occasions we are lazy and inactive. I suspect that's how the Israelites must have f...

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No Application? Then You Haven’t Preached

Did you ever sit in a classroom wondering what the point was? I distinctly remember that feeling as I struggled through calculus in college. The course was taught as if the application of the principles was self-evident. And perhaps to the math geeks in the class it was. But to this English lit major, it was a constant, and losing, exercise in purely abstract thinking. Wit...

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4 Ways to Care for the Hurting Starting This Sunday

In conjunction with the publication of Being There: How to Love Those Who are Hurting, my publisher Crossway took a survey of 15,000 people with regards to their care for the hurting. It was incredible to see that over 25% of those surveyed are currently caring for the physical, spiritual, and/or emotional needs of friends or family for the long-term. And that's not includ...

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9 Myths of Discipleship

Zach Lee challenges the myths that we have created or imagined or been overwhelmed by about why we don't disciple. Read the article HERE or below. We're called to be disciples and make disciples, but this call often feels overwhelming. However, discipleship doesn't have to feel this way. Our tendency is to overcomplicate it and think of it as something it's not. Here a...

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How to Face the Death of Someone You Love

Crossway published this articleadapted from the short-form tract "Facing the Death of Someone You Love" by Elisabeth Elliot.Elisabeth Elliot (1926-2015) was a popular speaker and the author of many books, including Through Gates of Splendor, Let Me Be a Woman, Passion and Purity, and Shadow of the Almighty. Her first husband, Jim Elliot, was killed in 1956 while serving as...

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The Guilt-free Bible Reading Program

Here's another Bible Reading option for you to consider utilizing throughout 2017! The Guilt-free Bible Reading Program empowers the reader to pursue delight over duty. Its creator, Pastor Dustin Battles, is on to something! This removes the guilt factor from spending time with God in his Word. After all, delight will get us so much farther in living for God than duty eve...

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Foster Children Need the Church

A MUST watch video for God's people! Be informed and encouraged HERE!...

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